Dow Jones Sustainability Indices 2017

Dow Jones Sustainability Indices 2017

Author: ChemistryViews.org

The results of the annual Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) have been announced yesterday. The global index tracks the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide based on an analysis of financially material economic, environmental, and social factors. Each year over 3,000 companies are invited to participate in S&P Dow Jones Indices’/RobecoSAM’s Corporate Sustainability Assessment.

The DJSI follows a best-in-class approach, including companies across all industries. It aims to allow the creation of portfolios of companies that fulfill certain sustainability criteria better than the majority of their peers within a given industry.

Industry Group Leaders

Name

Industry Group

Country

Peugeot SA Automobiles & Components* France
Westpac Banking Corp Banks Australia
CNH Industrial NV Capital Goods United Kingdom
SGS SA Commercial & Professional Services Switzerland
LG Electronics Inc Consumer Durables & Apparel Republic of Korea
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC Consumer Services United Kingdom
UBS Group AG Diversified Financials Switzerland
Thai Oil PCL Energy Thailand
METRO AG Food & Staples Retailing Germany
Coca-Cola HBC AG Food, Beverage & Tobacco Switzerland
Abbott Laboratories Health Care Equipment & Services United States
Henkel AG & Co KGaA Household & Personal Products Germany
Allianz SE Insurance Germany
Grupo Argos SA/Colombia Materials Colombia
Pearson PLC Media United Kingdom
Roche Holding AG Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Life Sciences Switzerland
Mirvac Group Real Estate Australia
Industria de Diseno Textil SA Retailing Spain
Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment Taiwan
Amadeus IT Group SA Software & Services Spain
Konica Minolta Inc Technology Hardware & Equipment Japan
Koninklijke KPN NV Telecommunications Netherlands
Royal Mail PLC Transportation United Kingdom
Red Electrica Corp SA Utilities Spain

 

Other Companies of Interest

  • AkzoNobel: 1st in the Chemicals industry group

  • BASF: included for the 17th consecutive time

  • DSM: included for the 14th consecutive time

  • Lanxess: included 7th consecutive time

  • Neste: included for the 11th consecutive time; listed as Corporate Governance and water related risks leader

  • Unilever: 1st in the Personal Products sector

  • UPM: included for the 5th consecutive time; listed as the forest and paper industry leader

 


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